Reading: Tana French’s Faithful Place

Video: “Game of Thrones”

Audio: Cocteau Twins

Art: “Ettore Sottsass: Design Radical” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Drink:  Blue of London tea from Palais des Thés

Eats & Treats: focaccia pizza from Lincoln Station

Garb: a new Marimekko dress

Beauty Products: Anything that helps keep me looking cool and calm in August weather. Sephora Herbal Rose Blotting Papers. Hourglass Ambient Light Correcting Primer in Mood Light (my sample is almost used up). Hermès Rouge Amazone (ditto). The Lucky Honeybee Apothecary Beach Balm for lips.

Pleasure: A new French bakery *and* a new craft-beer bar in our neighborhood.

Worry: Have you looked at the headlines lately?